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Darren Criss has some rock star (or folk-rock star) instincts. “I can’t play the flute,” said the Glee star, referring to Prince Eric, “but I can play the guitar…. If they did a pop arrangement, it would probably sound like this,” he added, in introducing “Her Voice,” the one number of the night that strayed from the purely orchestral arrangements of the film and Broadway versions. Criss also served as the emcee, briefly introducing the other cast members… as when he welcomed Tituss Burgess back onto the stage in Act 2 “to lead us in this evening’s slow jam,” aka “Kiss the Girl.”
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